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Once-common white-tip shark may be next protected species

  • NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE PHOTO

    The federal government is considering declaring the oceanic white-tip shark threatened or endangered in the Western and Central Pacific. Above, an oceanic white-tip swims past a shark cage in the Bahamas.

The National Marine Fisheries Service is considering listing the oceanic white-tip shark as threatened or endangered in the wake of population declines in the Western and Central Pacific, including Hawaii waters. Read more

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